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Americas: Researchers find large food portion sizes prevail in five countries...

A new multi-country study finds that large, high-calorie portion sizes in fast food and full service restaurants is not a problem unique to the...

Americas: Dulled taste may prompt people to eat more, finds study

Cornell University food scientists have found that people with a diminished ability to taste food choose sweeter – and likely higher-calorie – fare. This...

Americas: Study finds red cabbage microgreens could lower ‘bad’ cholesterol

Microgreens are gaining appearance on the meal table as they help spruce up old recipes with intense flavors and colors, and are packed with...

Asia Pacific: Consumers seek healthy foods, says Beneo

As lifestyles change and consumer awareness of the importance of healthy living grows, consumers today are increasingly seeking food products that offer a balanced...

Americas: Food smells trigger impulse among obese children, finds study

The area of the brain associated with impulsivity and the development of obsessive-compulsive disorder is activated in obese children when introduced to food smells,...

Americas: Lose weight to lower risk of age-related diseases, finds researchers

A National Institutes of Health (NIH) -supported study provides some of the first clues about the impact of sustained calorie restriction in adults. Results from...

Asia Pacific: Health, rising income, children drive nutraceuticals demand, says Frost...

β€œLet food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” said Hippocrates, the father of medicine. Two and a half millennia on, the global nutraceutical...

Americas: Prebiotic chicory root fiber OraftiSynergy1 found to help obese children

A study conducted by the University of Calgary in Canada shows that the prebiotic chicory root fiber OraftiSynergy1 from Beneo improves appetite regulation and...

Americas: Researchers warn chronic stress could prompt habit-forming sugar overconsumption

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone cortisol and stress responses in the brain, but diet beverages sweetened with aspartame do not have the...

Asia Pacific: Mistletoe could fight obesity, find Korean researchers

Researchers have found that a compound produced by a particular variety of mistletoe can help fight obesity-related liver disease in mice, according to the...